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HTC “Facebook phone” Android software integration tipped

HTC “Facebook phone” Android software integration tipped

When the original Facebook phone was introduced, it was created by HTC, and it certainly didn't do very well on the market. With both the HTC Salsa and the HTC ChaCha having been released and selling so few units that they didn't warrant a follow-up in the many, many quarters that followed, it doesn't seem very logical that the social network and the manufacturer would want to create such an amalgamation again. And it's not as if HTC is swimming in cash at the moment, either.

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Facebook event to reveal “real” Android app (not a phone)

Facebook event to reveal “real” Android app (not a phone)

If you've been following the Facebook press events that have occurred over the past couple of years, you know one thing is rather apparent: they love to hold press conferences. Zuckerberg and the Facebook crew have held press conferences for everything from the opening bell on their IPO top an announcement about possible Facebook couponing. Here's the long and short it, it being the April 4th Facebook event: if Facebook wanted to make a Facebook phone, they wouldn't do it like this.

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NVIDIA’s GTC kicks off with stunning real-time rendering

NVIDIA’s GTC kicks off with stunning real-time rendering

Jen-Hsun Huang stepped on stage this week at GTC 2013 with words on the GPU, the graphics processing engine that NVIDIA uses to push the envelope in many, many more ways than one. Five features were announced as coming on through the conference: breakthroughs in computer graphics, updates on development, a roadmap update for NVIDIA, an update on remote graphics, and a brand new product announcement. While we're expecting this conference to hold quite a bit of news on computing outside the mobile world with Tegra, there's certainly going to be some amazing Android-based excellence coming on too.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 unveiling video out now: watch Broadway madness in full!

Samsung GALAXY S 4 unveiling video out now: watch Broadway madness in full!

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 was revealed in New York City at the legendary Radio City Music Hall with a barrage of Broadway stars playing roles to show the life-friendly features of the new device. If you're all about the Broadway-way of presenting a story, this epic set of oddities will be right up your alley - Fosse style go! Of course, on the other hand, if you've been to or watched the majority of the press event keynotes from mobile market presenters over the past couple of years and love the Apple way of doing things (rather simple), you'll find yourself baffled by the intensity.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 official

Samsung GALAXY S 4 official

Today the next generation of Samsung smartphone technology has been revealed in the Samsung GALAXY S 4. This device works with a lovely 5-inch display with Full HD resolution complete with Super AMOLED technology - the first combination of these two elements in the history of the world. With the GALAXY S 4 we've got a smartphone that's working with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean as well as the newest iteration of the company's own TouchWiz user interface - and the whole amalgamation works at a size that's both lighter and thinner than the Galaxy S III, too.

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Live from the Samsung Galaxy S4 event in New York City!

Live from the Samsung Galaxy S4 event in New York City!

Today we're at the big event: Samsung's own New York unveiling of what we must assume will be none other than the Samsung Galaxy S4! This device has been long awaited - right around one year, if you've been waiting since the third-generation device - and is sure to bring a wallop of a game-changer to the smartphone environment. This event starts at 7PM EST sharp - don't be late - stay tuned to SlashGear for the whole show!

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Google I/O 2013 sells out in under an hour

Google I/O 2013 sells out in under an hour

This morning (less than an hour ago, in fact) the developer conference known as Google I/O 2013 sold its tickets out in what may be record time. According to last year's record, the big G sold out all of its tickets - regular and academic - in less than 15 minutes, while the year before that it was, once again, "less than an hour." This year we'll have to wait for the official clock from Google to get their view on the situation, but by our watch, the event sold out in 45 minutes.

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